Category Archives: Technology

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Review: DoPchoice Snapbag, Snapgrid and Butterfly Grids

Thinking about the products that have had the greatest impact on our working lives and we usually think about the pricey new camera, editing platform, or perhaps a new series lens. And that’s understandable. But when it comes to practicing … more »

Sony Canvas

Sony to Unveil Canvas Ultrafine LED Display at InfoComm

Sony is set to unveil Canvas, a new type of display technology, at InfoComm this year. Canvas uses surface-mounted light sources that Sony is calling Ultrafine LEDs, to drive large, high-contrast and HDR-ready displays. Canvas is rated at 1,000 nits of brightness … more »

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SIGGRAPH Preview: Q&A with Conference Chair Mona Kasra

The 43rd SIGGRAPH is coming up fast and, as usual, it's the place to be for anyone interested in a dive into computer graphics and interactivity, with many different disciplines and areas of interest coming together for one highly concentrated week … more »

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How Homer Simpson Appeared Live via Adobe Character Animator

Taking the live-TV trend to counter-intuitive lengths, The Simpsons made history last night by having an animated character — Homer Simpson, no less! — conduct a live Q&A at the end of a prime-time broadcast. For about three minutes at the end … more »

Video Round-Up: Cameras at NAB

If you came to NAB to talk cameras, you might have been just a teensy bit disappointed. There were plenty of cameras at the show, of course, but there was much less than the usual deluge of new systems. But existing … more »

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Five Drone Vendors That Were Flying High at NAB

Drones were everywhere at NAB this year — and not just in the specialized drone pavilion. Despite continued changes in the regulatory climate that will determine who is and isn't allowed to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) commercially, it's clear … more »

AJA RovoCam

AJA to Release Free Control Software for New RovoCams

AJA said software for controlling its new RovoCam block cameras will soon be available as a free download. The RovoCam is a UHD/HD camera with an integrated HDBaseT interface for a single cable connection carrying video, audio, power and RS-232 … more »

Mari Non-commercial

The Foundry Releases Free Version of Mari Texture-Painting Software

The Foundry's texture-painting software Mari is the latest VFX tool to be released in a free, unwatermarked version for non-commercial use. The company said artists can use Mari Non-commercial as a learning tool, as well as for working on personal projects … more »

ARRI Trinity stabilizer

ARRI Debuts Final Version of Trinity Stabilizer and Maxima Gimbal

ARRI has gotten into the stabilization game with its purchase of the Artemis line of camera stabilizers from Sachtler and The Vitec Group. That means ARRI has taken over sales of the Artemis Trinity stabilizer and Maxima gimbal, and will continue … more »

Thinklogical 4K KVM transmitter

Thinklogical Pushes Uncompressed 4:4:4 4K 60Hz Video over a KVM

Thinklogical came to NAB this year with its new TLX CATx line of KVM systems that it said can extend and switch uncompressed 4:4:4 4K (4096×2160) video. 4K or UHD video can be transmitted at up to 60Hz over a pair of fibre or Cat 6 … more »